Fall Back…Spring Forward Nail Trends 2011

Dashing Diva Nails Cushnie et Ochs
September 9th
The Trend
{The nails were painted with a basic clear base coat and then a gold foil was applied by rubbing it straight onto the nail. This gives a dipped gold metallic look.}
To get the look:
Start with round, short nails. Apply one coat of clear polish. Polish on Dashing Diva\’s Fashion District nail lacquer along the edges to mimic the gold edge finish.

Shades of Grey
with Nicholas K.

The Colors Used
by Dashing Diva
from left to right
khaki brown and mint green mixed together (the first two colors)
Concrete Playground which is a heather gray polish
Astor Place which is a grey/brown mix
• and Tibi Couture which is a light creamy beige.

Trina Turk
{The Met by Dashing Diva a white polish}
used for the beach and backgammon scenes

{ Miranda\’s Law by Dashing Diva is a fun coral hue}
used for the bar, party and bedroom scene
Nicole Miller
{Steel Grey by Butter London}
Butter London chatted with Nicole to see what she liked most about her collection. She really enjoyed her grey hues. So Butter London used a fabric swatch in order to create the polish.

Butter London used the following three colors in order to create Steel Grey.
This color has a green undertone.
• Union Black Jack
•Cream Tea
• Pearly Queen

Jason Wu

Jason Wu and CND are collaborating to create a limited edition collection called \”Jason Wu\”, the collection celebrates the beauty of iconic women with fashion-forward yet wearable set of classic nail lacquers.

The set includes
from left to right
Anna Effect is to be layered over any of the four colors and it provides a tweed finish that allow for a subtle texture.
Miss Wu is Jason\’s signature warm gray. It dries matte and has a subtle chrome sheen.
Brigitte is channeling the 50\’s with this warm pink
Sophia is a mushroom taupe
Veronica is a blue-based maroon
coming May 2011

{Veronica by CND Effect (Jason Wu Collection)
is a blue based red and will be available May 2011}
How to get the look:

File names into a soft and feminine slightly rounded shape. Apply two coats of Veronica and finish with a sleek top coat.

{Perfectly Bare is a barbie flash tone
from CND\’s limited edition Spring Colour & Effect Duo available March 2011}

Rag & Bone

{Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Peachy Keen}

Moon Manicure

The moon manicure is definitely here to stay for awhile. It was spotted at the Ruffian show and this one was spotted at the Vena Cava Show!
Here we have a half moon manicure that was featured on the Vena Cava runway. Butter London took a graphic spin on this look. The nails are polished in cafe au lait and at the bottom a half-moon of black.

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